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Question: In his day, Columbus was considered to be more or less a failure, but he opened the way for the success of others. His death in 1506 was scarcely noted. Are the above remarks true? Answer: Noted by whom? Columbus died in his bed, surrounded by his family and friends, well off due to profits from his discoveries. ...


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Question: Did Portuguese fisherman frequent New England prior to 1492? . John Cabot or Giovanni Caboto, was an Italian navigator and explorer. His 1497 discovery of the coast of North America under the commission of Henry VII of England is the earliest known European exploration of coastal North America since the Norse visits to Vinland in ...


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